Electrochem Technologies & Materials Inc. is a private Canadian corporation that invents, develops, patents, scales-up and commercializes proprietary chemical, metallurgical and electrochemical technologies that are innovative, and sustainable. Electrochem currently owns twenty four patents worldwide. The company also manufactures industrial electrodes, recycles rare earths and produces tantalum and tungsten fine chemicals at its production facilities in Boucherville. Read More
VanadiumCorp and Electrochem have signed a Patent Option Agreement (“POA”) for Ultra Power Systems Pty Ltd to purchase an exclusive Australian license of VanadiumCorp-Electrochem Processing Technology (“VEPT”) to expedite construction of the world’s first dedicated vanadium processing facility.
The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) has Research Partnerships Programs to help foster collaborations between university researchers, colleges and other sectors (including government and industry) to develop new knowledge and expertise, transfer it to Canadian-based organizations and meet the objectives of the Government of Canada’s Science & Technology Strategy on innovation…
VanadiumCorp Resource Inc. is an associate member of the vanadium specific organization – The Vanadium International Technical Committee (VANITEC), headquartered in Kent, UK.As outlined on its website “VANITEC is a technical and scientific committee which brings together representatives of companies involved in the mining, processing and manufacture of vanadium-containing products for use mainly in the metals and materials manufacturing and chemical industries, world-wide. The object of VANITEC is to promote the use of vanadium bearing materials and thereby to increase the consumption of vanadium. To this end it organizes research on the properties of vanadium bearing materials and issues publications (both original publications, specifically prepared by its members or other organizations and reprints of papers from the technical press). In addition, from time to time it organizes seminars and conferences in various parts of the world.”
The other members of VANITEC listed on VANITEC’s website ( www.vanitec.org ) includes Highveld Steel and Vanadium Corporation Limited, South Africa; Xstrata, South Africa; Stratcor, USA; Panzhihua Iron & Steel Group, China; Vanchem Vanadium Products (Pty) Ltd., South Africa; Chengde Iron & Steel Group Co Ltd, China; Metallurg Vanadium, USA; OAO Vandy-Tula, Russia; Nizhny-Tagil Iron & Steel Company, Russia; Scandinavian Steel AB, Sweden; Core Metals Group, USA; Gulf Chemical & Metallurgical Corporation, USA; Treibacher Industrie AG, Austria; New Zealand Steel Ltd, New Zealand; Bear Metallurgical Company, USA; The Ural Institute of Metals, Russia.